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ZOTAC Announces its Premium Series Solid State Drives

Posted: Oct 16, 2015 5:14 am | Storage Press Releases

ZOTAC International, a global innovator and leading manufacturer of video cards, ZBOX Mini PCs, and Solid State Drives (SSDs), ramps up a new line of storage aimed at offering enduring speed in desktops, notebooks, and external storage as it becomes an essential to every PC.




Available in 240GB and 480GB capacities, the Premium Edition SSDs bring with it a suite of features. At the heart sits a quad-core Phison SSD controller and outstanding MLC NAND for marathon reliability with up to 480 TBW and up to 3,000 PE cycles. With robust performance delivering sequential read/write speeds of up to 520MBps and 500MBps, the Premium Edition SSDs are within a hair's width of the SATA III bandwidth saturation point.


Data Protection

With data moving in and out at incredible speeds, data corruption can be an occurrence. The ZOTAC Premium Edition SSDs feature technology that enhances data protection, including:

End to End Data Path Protection - detects and corrects any errors along the paths that your data takes between the DRAM, controller, and NAND

SmartECC - reconstructs bad/faulty pages when regular ECC checks fail

SmartRefresh - monitoring the health status of ECC blocks and refreshing blocks intermittently to advance data retention

Power Failure Protection - minimizing the time data is housed in the cache to prevent data loss during unexpected power outage

Dynamic Wear Leveling - ensuring that the use of the NAND is spread out to extend the SSD's lifespan

All ZOTAC SSDs are backed by a limited three year warranty.




Product highlights:

  • Capacities: 240GB and 480GB
  • Phison quad-core controller
  • 3000 PE Cycle and up to 480 TBW
  • 7mm height, 2.5?? SATA III SSD drive
  • Seq. Read: up to 520MB/s
  • Seq. write: up to 500MB/s
  • Up to 512MB DDR3 cache



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